Obituary: Franklin D. Hinkle


Franklin D. Hinkle, 87, of Good Hope, Alabama passed away Sunday, Feb.  28, 2021 at Cullman Regional Medical Center.

Frank was born Sept. 1, 1933 to Denson and Edith Hinkle. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army and later worked for NASA and as a salesperson. He was a lifelong member of the Southern Baptist faith, and for the last 18 years, was a member of Good Hope Baptist Church. Frank was a faithful servant of Jesus, serving for many years as a deacon and Sunday school teacher. If you ever met Frank, you knew he loved the Lord. Frank was a loving husband, father, father-in-law, grandfather, and great-grandfather.

Service will be held Thursday, March 4, 2021 at Good Hope Baptist Church. Visitation will be at the church from noon-2 p.m. and the service will be at 2 p.m. with the Rev. Johnny Tucker and Rev. Ralph Andrews officiating. Burial will be at Good Hope Cemetery. Moss Service Funeral Home directing. Pallbearers will be grandsons.

Frank was survived by his wife of 17 years, Sandra Lindsey Hinkle; children Rex and Susan Hinkle Hensley, Danny and Sonya Hinkle James, Frankie Hinkle (Sylaina), Brian and Pam Lindsey, Craig Lindsey, Brian and Beth Lindsey Williams; grandchildren Dustin and Haley Hensley Terry, Joshua and Caroline Hensley, Luke and Morgan Hinkle, Jordan Hinkle, Noah and Sydney Hinkle Hogan, Journey Hinkle, Bobby and Claire Lindsey Hillman, Laura Lindsey, Madalyn Williams, Alyson Williams, Lilyan Williams, and Asa Williams; great-grandchildren Deacon Terry, Nolan Terry, and Cooper Hensley; sisters Olene Deplachett, Bill and Kathleen Hershberger, and Nelda Hutchison; sisters-in-law Doris Hinkle and Carolyn Hinkle; brother-in-law Bob and Gloria Lovett; and a host of nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents Denson and Edith Hinkle; first wife of 40 years Flora Coleman Hinkle; brothers Ozell Hinkle, Joel Hinkle, Alvin Hinkle, Maurice Hinkle, and Odell Hinkle; and sisters Ann Hinkle Lovett and Avaline Gregory.

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